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Beshalah

February 13, 2014 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

Parashat Beshalah Rabbi Len Levin Miracles, Creation, Evolution I am writing this on the eve of a vacation trip to the Galapagos. By the time you read this, I will have been there and be on my way back home. … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Beshalah and Tu Bish’vat

January 29, 2013 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Haggim, Shmot

By Rabbi Len Levin David Ben Gurion said that whoever does not believe in miracles is not a realist. He may have had in mind the day in 1948 that the fate of Jerusalem depended on negotiation of a cease-fire … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Beshalah

February 2, 2012 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, News, Shmot

By Rabbi/Cantor Anne Heath There were no auditions!! There were no judges!! That’s right. You heard it here first. When Moses and the Israelites sang on the shores of the sea (Exodus 15:1) and when Miriam and all the women … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Beshalah

January 12, 2011 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, News, Shmot

By Rabbi Michael Pitkowsky With Pharaoh and his army in hot pursuit, Parashat Beshalah describes the Children of Israel crying out to God, “In great fear the Children of Israel cried out to the LORD.” (Exodus 14:10). No answer came … Continue reading »

 

Parashat BeShallah

January 26, 2010 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

By Joan Lenowitz “BaMayim Ro’im,” In the Water They See It is the rainy season in Israel right now and the words of acknowledgement that we insert into the Amidah for God’s benevolence in bestowing life-preserving rains upon us during … Continue reading »

 

Parashat B’shalah

February 3, 2009 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

Parashat B’shalah By Bruce Alpert Twenty-eight years ago – like today – the US watched a new administration come to power. Perhaps Ronald Reagan’s most controversial appointee was his designated Secretary of State, Alexander Haig who, as a retired general, … Continue reading »

 

Parashat Beshallah

January 22, 2008 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

Parashat BeShalah: Shabbat Shirah 5768 The Power of Song By Hazzan Ram’n Tasat I remember it clearly; it was around 1970 when, for the first time, I heard the music of a Spanish group, proscribed at the time by the … Continue reading »

 

Parashat B’shalah

January 22, 2007 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

p5rn7vb By Steve Alatarescu As we know, the God of the Torah can be seen as protective but also capable of unspeakable cruelty. The God of liberation portrayed in the plagues in this week’s parashah, B’shalah, needs a makeover in … Continue reading »

 

Beshalah

March 23, 2006 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

The Shabbat of The Song By Cantor Marcia Lane Have you ever noticed that, when you fell in love, you fell in love with all of your beloved? You fell in love with the shape of the face, with the … Continue reading »